Here are 10 2013 fundraising lessons for 2014: 1. Promote diversity in your international fundraising team. 2. Foster a fundraising and partnership culture across your organization. 3. Attention on private-sector fundraising is overrated. 4. Donor reporting is the most important step in the fundraising cycle. 5. Focus on building internal strengths and external support will follow. 6. Nurture individual relationships in donor institutions. 7. Communicate about not communicating. 8. Invest in staff education, new learning and training. 9. Travel internally within your organization first. 10. Small things are all that matters in the end.
I respect my friends' opinions and their right to post whatever they want on Facebook. But this chain status update ticked me off.
The CARE package, once a familiar symbol of providing relief overseas, is being taken down from the shelf, dusted off and reimagined for a new generation of potential donors. CARE USA, part of the CARE International federation, is to introduce this month a marketing campaign that brings back the CARE package to represent what the organization does. This time, however, the CARE package is being portrayed as less of a symbol of short-term charity and more of a means of long-term empowerment.
Bernard Ross gives us some insights into the book, “Global Fundraising: How the World is Changing the Rules of Philanthropy.”
In the May 2008 issue, FundRaising Success looked at how one midsized international fundraising nonprofit learned valuable lessons from jumping into a program too fast and for the wrong reasons in the story, "International Strategy in Action."
Ted Hart speaks with CFRE Penelope Cagney, CEO of Cagney Co. and author of "Global Fundraising: How the World Is Changing the Rules of Philanthropy," about global fundraising on his Nonprofit Coach radio show.
In May 2008, we practically turned over the reins of the magazine to global fundraising consultant Tony Elischer, who acted as guest editor and compiled stories from fundraisers from around the world for a comprehensive look at international trends and challenges.
To kick off 2013, January's Mission of the Month is International Aid. There are countless charities worldwide that go across national boarders to address global issues and solicit funds, and with the economy affecting the entire globe, now's a great time to highlight those international aid missions.
Ted Hart speaks with Sean Triner, co-founder of Pareto Fundraising, about global giving on his Nonprofit Coach radio show.
It is clear that each region around the world has different cultures, channels, modes of interpersonal relationships (particularly about charity) and different infrastructures. Thus each region has different lessons to teach the rest of the world about fundraising. In tune with this, the International Fundraising Congress for the first time ever this year will be introducing specific sessions offering new perspectives, case studies and insights on fundraising from different geographical areas around the globe including Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.